Parents Petition Disney For a Special Needs Princess

Delaney Ott-Dahl is only 16 months old but she is already fascinated by Disney princesses. And who wouldn't be? They're beautiful, they're glamorous and they sometimes have fins! But Delaney has Down Syndrome and her moms want her to grow up in a world where Disney Princesses look like her. So they're asking Disney… »10/28/14 6:50pm10/28/14 6:50pm


20-Year-Old Special Needs Woman Charged In Sex Ring Because North Carolina Can't Get Their Shit Together

Alexandrea Berte, now 20, vanished from her Wilmington, North Carolina home in July. Since that time, Laura Berte had to implore police three times to place her on a national missing persons list, as Allie was 19 at the time. After officials acquiesced, Allie was pulled over for a traffic violation in a car full of… »10/06/12 5:15pm10/06/12 5:15pm

Advances In Prenatal Testing Create New Twist In Abortion Debate

With Trig Palin being perhaps the best known special-needs child in American history, there have been several articles about increased genetic testing for prenatal abnormalities in recent days. As the story goes, Sarah Palin knew before he was born that Trig had a genetic condition, but because of her strongly held… »10/27/08 9:30am10/27/08 9:30am